B&W APA Seminar on Aug. 9th

I’ll be teaching another seminar for the Los Angeles chapter of the APA on August 9th with some of the folks from Bowhaus. Should be an interesting day. APA/LA Digital Workshop: From Color to Black and WhiteSaturday August 9th, 20089am – 1pm3221 Hutchinson...
Good Mask – Bad Mask

Good Mask – Bad Mask

One of the more frequent questions I get asked is about masking. Almost every Photoshop user has used masks at one time or another to control how one image blends with another to limit some effect to certain areas of the image. Safe to say they’re used a lot....

Adding Glows to Hair

Lately a good deal of the work I’ve been doing has been with photographers who shoot high end beauty shots. Part of this work usually involves adding “a nice glow” to the hair and skin of the model. While there are several ways to do this I thought...

Communicating Color Effectively

Remember the story about the 3 Blind Men who are shown an animal and asked to describe it? Of course, being blind, they use their hands to feel parts of the animal and then describe what they think the animal is. The first one goes to the front and reaches out to the...